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California State Department of Rehabilitation partners with consumers and others to provide services and advocacy related to employment, independent living, and equality for people with disabilities.


Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

National Brain Injury Association is a national organization serving and representing individuals, families, and professionals touched by a life-altering TBI.

Online traumatic brain injury survival guide book. Explains head injury in clear, easy to understand language.

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

National Spinal Cord Injury Association educates and empowers survivors of SCI and spinal cord disease to achieve and maintain the highest levels of independence, health, and personal fulfillment.

Network Mobility is a magazine containing information on health, sports, travel, employment, recreation, independent living, and much more for active wheelchair users.

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing SCI through grants that fund innovative research and information and advocacy that improve the quality of life for people living with paralysis.

Stroke (CVA)

Stroke Association of Southern California partners with leading community health, education, and civic organizations to promote healthy lifestyle and optimal stroke services.

National Stroke Association reaches out to people who want to learn more about stroke, as well as those who have survived a stroke, know someone who has suffered a stroke, or care for a stroke survivor.

American Stroke Foundation empowers stroke survivors and their families to overcome ongoing challenges of life after stroke and rejuvenate their lives.

National Aphasia Association is a nonprofit organization that promotes public education, research, rehabilitation, and support services to assist people with aphasia and their families. Aphasia is a communication disorder resulting from injury or damage to the parts of the brain that control language.

Caregiver Information

California Caregiver is a newsletter featuring practical advice, resources, news coverage, caregiving tips, and policy updates for people caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease, stroke, Parkinson's, traumatic brain injury, ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's disease), and other chronic health conditions.

The Family Caregiver is committed to improving the overall quality of life of caregiving families and minimizing the disparities between family caregivers and non-caregivers.

National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers, and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness, disability, or the frailties of old age.